Educational Leadership

The Educational Leadership program is designed for individuals seeking advanced professional preparation to become school leaders. The program specifically prepares individuals for principal or teacher leadership positions. Program options include a Master of Education (MEd) in Educational Leadership, as well as a Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership with a Principal endorsement for grade levels K-8 or 7-12. All programs are developed to meet the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) guidelines for personnel preparation.

The Educational Leadership program offers courses online via Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing in order to serve the entire state of Alaska. These courses meet weekly on a specific day and time in a virtual classroom. Anyone with reliable internet access, a computer, and microphone can participate in our online courses.

Program Information

Educational Leadership Faculty

Name Title Program/Department UA Email Address Phone Office
Ginger Blackmon, Ed.D Assistant Professor Educational Leadership glblackmon@alaska.edu 907-786-1645 PSB 223B
Agatha John-Shields Term Assistant Professor Education Leadership/ Secondary ajohnshields@alaska.edu 907-786-4425 PSB 209D
Gina Pastos, M.Ed. Term Assistant Professor Educational Leadership gpastos@alaska.edu 907-786-4335 PSB 223A

This program meets licensure requirements in Alaska. Gainful Employment disclosures provide important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this  program. These disclosures are required by the U.S Department of Education. 

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